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Katherine R. Gaulke


Adjunct Faculty

Programs/Classes Taught:

HCL 301 – Overview of Health Care Delivery

HCL 316 – Team Development in Health Care

HCL 326 – Critical Thinking in Health Care

HCL 416 – Financial and Physical Resource Administration

HCL 431 – Marketing of Health Care Services

MHA 501 – Leadership in Health Services Administration

MHA 527 – Health Care Finance

MHA 540 – Marketing in Health Care

MHA 541 – Strategic Management in Health Care

Areas of Expertise:

Health Administration, Public Administration, Safety Net Health Care


Dr. Gaulke is the Founder of the Wisconsin Association of Free & Charitable Clinics, Inc ( Her previous careers include: Area Chair College of Science & Nursing – University of Phoenix, Madison, Wisconsin; Payment Resolution Manager, Financial Analyst and Accountant for HCA Patient Account Services in Orange Park, Florida; and Medical Office Property Manager for Cogdell Spencer Erdman, Inc in Charleston, SC. She serves on the Delavan Lake Improvement Association (DLIA) and United Way of Walworth County board of directors. 


Doctorate in Human Services, emphasis public service leadership (Capella University),

Masters in Health Administration (University of Florida),

Bachelors in Business, emphasis accounting (St. Leo University)

Research and Interests:

Safety Net Health Care focus on free and charitable clinics

Contact Information:

Katherine R. Gaulke


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